Managing heterogeneous knowledge: a theory of external knowledge integration

@article{Kraaijenbrink2008ManagingHK,
  title={Managing heterogeneous knowledge: a theory of external knowledge integration},
  author={Jeroen Kraaijenbrink and F. Wijnhoven},
  journal={Knowledge Management Research & Practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={274-286}
}
Knowledge integration has been theorised at the levels of organisations and inter-organisational dyads. However, no theory exists yet of the integration of knowledge from an organisation's environment. This paper addresses this void in the literature by presenting a theory of external knowledge integration. It considers organisations as open systems confronted with intra-organisational, inter-organisational, and extra-organisational knowledge heterogeneity. It presents a prescriptive theory of… CONTINUE READING

Topics from this paper.

Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 15 CITATIONS